CONSULT REQUEST GUIDELINES                                                                         Print

Foot Drop

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
  • Acute versus chronic
  • If new, consider peripheral neuropathy, peroneal mononeuropathy, new CVA, HIV risk, alcoholism
  • If chronic, consider previous history of CVA, trauma to leg, family history of neuromuscular disease
    Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
  • EMG
  • If peripheral neuropathy a consideration, obtain fasting glucose, Hgb A1C, CBC, TSH, T 4, LFTs; HIV testing if risk indicates
    Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
    Appointment Timeframe  
    How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: Please have patient hand carry if not on CareWeb
    External Patients: Please send medical records with the patient
    Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
    Patient: 734-936-7175
    Clinic Location Sites Eisenhower Park West
    UM Consulting Physician If adult, request:
    General Rehabilitation Clinic Faculty

    If child, request:
    Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic Faculty
    Revised on: 10/07/2009
     
     

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